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January 4, 2013This week in CW: Dow Chemical says it is postponing the second phase of its Santa Vitória, Brazil, biobased polyethylene project with Mitsui because of escalation in costs...
January 4, 2013A handful of acquisitions in the $5-billion range and the continuing announcements of planned US ethylene crackers were the highlights of CW’s coverage in 2012 (as well as...
December 21, 2012This Week in CW: Braskem Idesa (Mexico City)—a jv of Braskem (Brazil) and Grupo Idesa (Mexico)—has received final approval for $3.2 billion in financing for its Ethylene...
December 17, 2012This Week in CW: PPG Industries signed an agreement to acquire AkzoNobel’s North American architectural coatings business for $1.05 billion. The deal is expected to close in...
December 7, 2012This week in CW: After Innospec and private equity firm Blackstone Capital Partners (New York) dropped their $47.50/share bid for TPC Group earlier this week, TPC Group shareholders...
November 30, 2012This Week in CW: Reckitt Benckiser (Slough, UK) has agreed to merge with Schiff Nutrition International (Salt Lake City), a provider of branded vitamins, nutrition supplements and...
November 9, 2012This Week in CW: As earnings season beings to slow down, several companies are still reporting varied third quarter results. In the US, Georgia Gulf reported a rise in net income due...
November 2, 2012This Week in CW: Top producers report more losses in this week’s earnings roundup as companies continue to report their third quarter results. In the US, ExxonMobil...
October 26, 2012This week in CW: More companies report earnings for the third quarter—and economic uncertainty mixed with raw material costs and other challenges are causing drops in earnings...
October 19, 2012This week in CW: Chemical companies start to report third quarter earnings. Saudi Arabian producers report mixed third quarter results, while European companies report mostly...
October 12, 2012This week in CW: Ecolab is acquiring Houston-based oilfield chemicals firm Champion Technologies for $2.2 billion cash-and-stock deal, adding 3,300 more employees in over 30 countries...
June 11, 2012Shale gas is becoming an important raw material source for the chemical industry as firms in the U.S. invest in these previously untapped resources. The revolution in the supply of...
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